Cuatro Generaciones de la Familia Ueshiba [Spanish Version]

Mitsuteru Ueshiba Sensei in Hawaii

Traducción de Chris Li para Mitsuteru Ueshiba Waka-sensei Waikiki Yacht Club, Honolulu Hawaii – Febrero de 2010 *This is the Spanish translation of the article “Four Generations of the Ueshiba Family“, provided courtesy of Juantxo Ruiz. Aikido y el Aikikai, ¿Hacia donde se dirigen? Mitsuteru Ueshiba (Waka-Sensei), bisnieto del fundador del Aikido Morihei Ueshiba, hizo su primera visita a Hawai en febrero de 2010. Personalmente, he podido … Continue reading Cuatro Generaciones de la Familia Ueshiba [Spanish Version] »

Ueshiba-ha Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu

Morihei Ueshiba in Ayabe, 1922

Morihei Ueshiba in Ayabe, 1922 in front of a placard reading “Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu” In 1922 Sokaku Takeda moved to the Omoto compound in Ayabe to live with Morihei Ueshiba and give him intensive instruction for five months. Ueshiba first met Takeda in 1915 at the Hisada Inn in Engaru, Hokkaido, and trained intensively with him for a number of years before moving to Ayabe. Sokaku … Continue reading Ueshiba-ha Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu »

Kiichi Hogen und das Geheimnis des Aikido [German Version]

Sawamura Sojûrô V als Kiichi Hôgen (鬼一法眼) aus dem Theaterstück Kiichi Hôgen Sanryaku no Maki (鬼一 法眼 三略巻) *This is a German translation of the article  “Kiichi Hogen and the Secret of Aikido“, provided courtesy of Ian Eisterer. Geschichten aus dem Heike Monogatari Auf Seite 40 der 2009 in Japan veröffentlichten Interview-Sammlung mit Schülern des Aikido Gründers Morihei Ueshiba „Profiles of the Founder” (開祖の横顔), befindet sich … Continue reading Kiichi Hogen und das Geheimnis des Aikido [German Version] »

The Ueshiba Legacy – Part 2, by Mark Murray

Ueshiba Father and Son under the waterfall

I think you can see Doshu’s dilemma. He has to continue to teach the ‘essence’ of the art, but without knowing very much about what his grandfather actually did. He is a few years younger than I am and all he knows has been filtered via Kisshomaru and those deshi of Kisshomaru’s generation. Doshu’s son Mitsuteru will have an even bigger problem. Apart from a … Continue reading The Ueshiba Legacy – Part 2, by Mark Murray »

Aikido Shihan Sadao Takaoka – Meeting O-Sensei

Sadato Takaoka

Sadao Takaoka Sensei (1916-2002) in 1993 Sadao Takaoka was one of the lesser known direct students of Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba. He began training in O-Sensei’s home town of Wakayama in 1939, but he did not actually meet the Founder until well after the war, in 1951. And although he enjoyed a personal relationship with the Founder and often participated in the annual All Japan … Continue reading Aikido Shihan Sadao Takaoka – Meeting O-Sensei »